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Poets Who Know It

One of the characters introduced in the 1902 stage play of The Wizard of Oz who wasn’t in the book was Sir Dashemoff Daily, the Poet Laureate of Oz. I’m not sure if it was L. Frank Baum or someone … Continue reading

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The Gyle File

The Speckled Rose of Oz, by Donald Abbott – Back when Books of Wonder was still publishing new Oz books, they put out quite a few by resident W.W. Denslow imitator Abbott, and these books were never all that popular … Continue reading

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Budweiser’s a Friend of the Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz: Vintage Recordings from the 1903 Broadway Musical – Long before MGM got their hands on it, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz had already had a run as a successful musical, on stage rather than the screen. … Continue reading

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